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  • We all have our thoughts on the state of cinema, but everyone can agree that this is a golden age for feature animation.

  • Welcome to watch Mojo and today we're counting down our picks for the top 20.

  • Best animated movies of the last decade.

  • For this list will be looking at animated films released between 2010 and 2019 that made enormous strides for the medium in terms of storytelling and technique.

  • Number 20.

  • Isle of Dogs.

  • Almost a decade after Fantastic Mr Fox, Wes Anderson returned to stop motion animation with a wildly imaginative creation.

  • Spots will be the first dog to be officially deported from the city.

  • At its heart, Isle of Dogs is a classic tale about man's best friend.

  • The way this story is executed is anything but traditional, though incorporating a futuristic Japan, a dog flu epidemic and a whole island comprised of trash.

  • Some say they died away over the subsequent years, starving and for gotten.

  • Some say they swim to the mainland, but this seems unlikely to fart a dog battle.

  • The witty screenplay is complemented by an inventive visual design transporting the audience to a marvelous world of miniatures.

  • Isle of dogs is like a rank and vast special if it were conceived by Akira Kurosawa, which makes sense, since both were reportedly sources of inspiration.

  • What's your name?

  • Who cares?

  • You're from Central mega sake, I can tell by the accent.

  • At the same time, the film has that signature oddball wit and whimsical visual flair that could only stem from Wes Anderson's genius number 19 Klaus.

  • In a year dominated by animated Sequels, this Netflix movie not only stood out as an original property but also as a welcome throwback to hand drawn techniques.

  • One year you can't cheat, bribe or squirm your way out of this one.

  • Dad, come on, It's me.

  • Let's talk about this man Class provides an origin story for Santa Claus voiced by J.

  • K.

  • Simmons in a gruff yet tender performance.

  • Where are you going to get that many toys?

  • You make new ones.

  • I don't make toys.

  • However, the film is just as much about Jason Schwartzman is Jesper, a spoiled rich boy forced to deliver mail on an isolated, icy island.

  • Together, both men learn the value of friendship and come to see how one act of kindness can snowball into something even greater.

  • Delivering these toys.

  • Seeing the joy they bring to Children, I thought I'd never feel this again.

  • The heartfelt story and vibrant traditional animation will fill the audience with warmth, as if they're sitting in front of the fireplace on Christmas Eve.

  • I could really use a hand here.

  • Interesting choice of words, really.

  • You're gonna go for the guilt trip now.

  • Stuffed toys.

  • It's no wonder Close swept the any awards.

  • Number 18.

  • The Breadwinner.

  • This Oscar nominated animated feature is a bit like Move On Crossed with Persepolis, based on Deborah Ellis's novel The Breadwinner centers on Paraguana, an 11 year old Afghan girl.

  • Where is she being taken to prison?

  • We'll teach him a good lesson.

  • Put it, shall we?

  • The Taliban won't allow girls or women to even step outside without a male escort, which proves increasingly problematic when part Elena's father is arrested.

  • You need to get a boy's name so you don't hesitate Next time somebody asks you, I am Della What?

  • No, it means brave to provide for her family.

  • Pattama dresses up as a boy, although getting caught would likely mean death.

  • I know you.

  • You were the teachers as intense and harrowing as the breadwinner convey be director Nora to me, has ultimately made a hopeful film about family friendship and the compassion that every human being deserves.

  • Every day you come home with cuts and blisters.

  • Everyday, you go out there and I don't know if I see you back again.

  • I can't lose you, too.

  • For those who view animation as kids stuff, this is a prime example of how the medium can be used to reflect real world struggles and adult themes.

  • Number 17 Tangled.

  • The outside World is a dangerous place filled with horrible, selfish people.

  • You must stay here.

  • In an era where mainstream animated films had become more reliant on pop culture references and edgy humor, musical fairy tales were starting to look like a thing of the past.

  • For those who grew up on Disney classics like Snow White, Cinderella and The Little Mermaid, tangled was the comeback we all had been waiting for.

  • All right, listen, I didn't wanna have to do this, but you leave me no choice.

  • Here comes the smolder.

  • The film returned to many of the tropes that Disney built its feature animation brand upon a lovable heroin, a sinister villain, catchy music scene stealing, comedic relief and a gripping love story.

  • However, this fresh take on the story of Rapunzel also brought several new elements to the table, such as modern sensibilities and dazzling CG animation on It's Like the Fog has lifted on Last, arguably commencing.

  • Another Disney Renaissance, Tangled was overflowing with heart and hair number 16.

  • Wreck it, Ralph.

  • Over the last decade, Disney has been reevaluating what it means to be a villain and wreck it.

  • Ralph is one of the most unique examples.

  • I can't spend another 30 years living alone in the garbage.

  • I'm not going back without a medal.

  • Ralph isn't a bad guy being the antagonist in an arcade game, though Wrecking Buildings is part of his job wrecking guy.

  • Where's Ralph?

  • He should be wrecking the building.

  • The film presents an engaging, existentially crisis while also making way for a lot of laughs, creativity and video game references.

  • Director Rich more rose to prominence working on shows like The Simpsons and Future Rama, bringing the same biting satire and wit to his feature debut.

  • You know what's gonna happen when the players see you, glitch ing.

  • They're gonna think the games.

  • Just as many Simpsons and future Rama episodes were anchored by a strong emotional core.

  • Wreck it.

  • Ralph and its 2018 sequel balance out every laugh with a touching moment.

  • Number 15.

  • A Cat in Paris.

  • Since it didn't receive much publicity in the States, this French film took many by surprise when it scored a best animated feature Oscar nomination.

  • It was definitely deserved, as a cat in Paris is a cleverly written and slickly drawn hoot.

  • Yes, sweetie, that's the man who shot your Father.

  • Directed by Jean Luc, Felicia Lee and Alan Gagne, the story revolves around a feline with a double life, a cat burglar with a heart of gold, a police superintendent with a vendetta, a little girl without a voice and Gangsters without a clue.

  • What's wrong with her?

  • She's talking about her husband.

  • The film channels various capers from north by Northwest to reservoir dogs.

  • It also has a wonderful sense of humor, calling the Pink Panther and even home alone to mind.

  • For fans of farcical comedy and animation, it's a perfect combination.

  • Number 14.

  • Your name.

  • Makoto Shinkai has certainly made a name for himself in recent years with this romantic fantasy *** I wrote and directed the highest grossing enemy feature worldwide.

  • Why that girl loved Maybe you're just more popular when I'm you.

  • You're still fully yourself.

  • Audiences fell in love with the story of Taki and Mitsu Uh, high school students with an unusual connection.

  • Despite never meeting in person, they begin to miraculously switch bodies.

  • Although they're brought together by fantastical elements, the bond between Taki and mature is beyond genuine.

  • These two are destined for each other but they're separated by more than walking distance.

  • Oh my gosh, I'm talking again!

  • But what was talking doing out here?

  • In addition to being gorgeously animated, your name is an exquisitely told story Full of mystery and tears I came all this way to see you which wasn't easy is since you were pretty far away The gripping drama leaves us hooked until the very last revelation which is as satisfying as endings Get Number 13 The tale of the Princess Kaguya with films like Grave of the Fireflies Only Yesterday and Pom Poko is so Takahata established himself as one of the greatest animated rectors of all time.

  • Oh, what a beautiful little doll.

  • No, quiet, You're awake, she shaping.

  • Following a lengthy hiatus, Takahata returned to direct his final feature for Studio Ghibli, the tale of the Princess Kaguya.

  • Inspired by Japanese folklore, the film centers on a tiny girl who grows exponentially after being discovered in a bamboo stick.

  • The purpose of this banquet is to celebrate the taking of my name, of course, Cities man, Yes, but all I'm doing is sitting here.

  • It's like I'm not even at my own party, where everyone else views her as sacred royalty.

  • The girl truly wants nothing more than to be an ordinary human.

  • Much like it's sketchy yet stylish animation.

  • The story brings out the beauty and simplicity on Lee.

  • Now, when I'm forced to go back to the moon, do I finally remember why I came here?

  • Just a few years before Takahata passed away at age 82 2018 Princess Kaguya earned him his first Oscar nomination ever for best animated feature number 12 Wanna.

  • When it comes to princesses, Disney often looks to classic fairy tales for inspiration.

  • No one, on the other hand, has the distinction of being a wholly original addition to the Disney Princess lineup.

  • Yet the filmmakers tell a timeless story that feels like it could have existed for centuries.

  • Huge.

  • We can take them.

  • Find Maui, make him restore the heart.

  • We were Voyagers were buoyant again.

  • That's because director Ron Clements and John Musker did their homework on Polynesian mythology, becoming especially intrigued by the Demi god Maui way.

  • One of the key themes in Wana is looking to the past for guidance and seeing how far that wisdom will take you.

  • Maybe the gods found you for a reason.

  • Maybe the ocean brought you to them because it saw someone who was worthy of being saved.

  • The same can be said about the film, which builds upon both Polynesian traditions and Disney traditions to create something shiny and new would say thank you.

  • But Maui is already singing.

  • You're welcome.

  • You're welcome.

  • Number 11.

  • Song of the Sea, developed by Cartoon Saloon, the same studio behind the breadwinner Song of the Sea, is another elegantly crafted Oscar nominee with a strong sense of culture described as a spiritual follow up to director Tom More's previous film, The Secret of tells the story once again borrows from Celtic folklore.

  • See you have been killed.

  • I don't hear for you the one.

  • Our heroes are Ben, a young Irish lad, and Sir Sha, his silence sister, who's a selkie.

  • Although Ben has resented Sasha ever since their mother vanished there, Broken Family is mended through magic, mythology and music.

  • Speaking of which Song of the Sea is every bit as beautiful toe listen to as it is to look at, the soothing score and hand drawn animation make for an atmospheric voyage beyond the sea and our wildest fantasies.

  • Number 10 The Lego Movie.

  • Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have taken several projects that seemed D away and turned into something awesome with the Lego movie.

  • They proved that even a film based on the Toy line has the potential to be hilarious, heartwarming and game changing.

  • Thank you guys, watch me drill down.

  • This movie's imagination knows no bounds.

  • Assembling a collection of established characters like Batman and new animated icons like construction worker Emmett.

  • I know what you're thinking.

  • He is the least qualified person in the world to lead us, and you are right.

  • That's supposed to make a fail better.

  • The story feels like something a child would make up while playing with Legos, which is fitting, given a twist in the final act.

  • It's at this point that the Lego movie evolves from a great film.

  • Tow an instant classic.

  • All of this that you see before you is all your father's and everything is thought out.

  • Very you don't hear.

  • Did you take the top off of the tower?

  • It might have been snubbed out of a best animated feature Oscar nomination, but what Lord and Miller have built will last for eons.

  • The box resistance in ages 8 to 14.

  • That's a suggestion.

  • They have to put that on their number nine Inside out.

  • Whenever it looks like Hollywood is officially run out of ideas, Pixar comes along with a new film that stimulates the mind.

  • Hello, I'm Joy.

  • Inside Out isn't just a beacon of innovation, but a beacon of hope for anyone who's ever felt like an outsider.

  • 11 year old Riley couldn't feel more isolated when she moves across the country.

  • Her struggles may be common, but that doesn't make them any less heavyhanded or important to address.

  • Mom and Dad came now because diving into Riley's head where her emotions operate were taken on the joyous, tear jerking and life affirming journey about growing up.